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Making memories: Practical quantum computing moves closer to reality

Making memories: Practical quantum computing moves closer to reality | prediction | Scoop.it
Researchers have developed a new way to design quantum memory, bringing quantum computers a step closer to reality.
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How Surveillance Has Evolved In The United States [Timeline]

How Surveillance Has Evolved In The United States [Timeline] | prediction | Scoop.it
Americans have been spying on each other since the earliest days of the republic. This interactive timeline is an attempt to highlight some of the most
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Secret to Prism program: Even bigger data seizure

Secret to Prism program: Even bigger data seizure | prediction | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the months and early years after 9/11, FBI agents began showing up at Microsoft Corp.
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Majority Views NSA Phone Tracking as Acceptable Anti-terror Tactic

Majority Views NSA Phone Tracking as Acceptable Anti-terror Tactic | prediction | Scoop.it
Overview A majority of Americans – 56% – say the National Security Agency’s (NSA) program tracking the telephone records of millions of Americans is an
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Daily Report: U.S. Says Self-Driving Cars Could Save Lives

Daily Report: U.S. Says Self-Driving Cars Could Save Lives | prediction | Scoop.it
The Transportation Department said that driverless cars should not yet be allowed except for testing, but noted that some safety features could save lives.
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Online daters do better in the marriage stakes

Online daters do better in the marriage stakes | prediction | Scoop.it
Those who first find each other through the Internet are more likely to stay hitched.
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Feeling sick makes us less social online too

Feeling sick makes us less social online too | prediction | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress)—When it comes to posting on social media, there are few areas of our lives that are off limits.
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Big Data—for better or worse

Big Data—for better or worse | prediction | Scoop.it
A full 90% of all the data in the world has been generated over the last two years. The internet companies are awash with data that can be grouped and utilised. Is this a good thing?
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Olgy Gary's curator insight, May 23, 2013 12:19 PM

How can statistic courses use big data for their courses? Would this not allow practice time with SPSS, SAS, or R to students? How about if students were allowed to create their own study questions off of a data set available online? 

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Using Big Data to Predict Attacks

Using Big Data to Predict Attacks | prediction | Scoop.it
How can organizations use big data to forecast cyber-attacks and support forensics investigations? Michael Fowkes and Aaron Caldiero of Zions Bank provide insight.
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Personal Prediction Apps Google Now, Grokr, and Osito | MIT Technology Review

Personal Prediction Apps Google Now, Grokr, and Osito | MIT Technology Review | prediction | Scoop.it
Apps that proactively help people with their lives represent a significant departure from earlier approaches to software.
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What is Personal Data and How Much Personal Data Exists? | MIT Technology Review

What is Personal Data and How Much Personal Data Exists? | MIT Technology Review | prediction | Scoop.it
As the amount of data expands exponentially, nearly all of it carries someone’s digital fingerprints.
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Iranian Scientist Says He Has A Future-Predicting Machine

Iranian Scientist Says He Has A Future-Predicting Machine | prediction | Scoop.it
Ali Razeghi, a 27-year-old businessman and scientist in Tehran, has registered "The Aryayek Time Traveling Machine" with Iran's Center for Strategic

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FutureCast's curator insight, April 18, 2013 5:17 PM

Iran??

Rudolf Kabutz's curator insight, April 22, 2013 9:53 AM

Do you want to build a future-predicting machine? Sorry, too late, this machine has apparently already been built... (probably this needs to be taken with a pinch of salt from the Dead Sea)

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Google Searches Show Seasons Shape Mental Health -- InformationWeek

Google Searches Show Seasons Shape Mental Health -- InformationWeek | prediction | Scoop.it
Research showing an association between seasons and mental health affirms the value of search queries for public health surveillance.
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A Popular Ad Blocker Also Helps the Ad Industry | MIT Technology Review

A Popular Ad Blocker Also Helps the Ad Industry | MIT Technology Review | prediction | Scoop.it
Millions of people use the tool Ghostery to block online tracking technology—few realize that it feeds data to the ad industry.
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Track Your Company’s Happiness with Hppy

Track Your Company’s Happiness with Hppy | prediction | Scoop.it
Whether you’re the manager at a company or a member of the team, happiness in the workplace is valued by every employee. With Hppy, employees can track their happiness at work and managers can observe their employees’ feelings.
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Anticipating Human Activities for Reactive Robotic Responses

More details can be found at http://pr.cs.cornell.edu/anticipation/
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Robots are futurists, too.

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U.S. Collects Vast Data Trove

U.S. Collects Vast Data Trove | prediction | Scoop.it
The Obama administration called the government review of detailed phone records of U.S. customers a critical tool in protecting the public from terrorists.
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NYPD and Microsoft build hi-tech crime fighting 'dashboard' - Telegraph

NYPD and Microsoft build hi-tech crime fighting 'dashboard' - Telegraph | prediction | Scoop.it
Created by Microsoft and the New York Police Department, the Domain Awareness System, known as "the dashboard," is state-of-the-art crime fighting technology.
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There's Data in That Toothbrush (And Lots of Other Products, Too) - Ad Age Mobile

There's Data in That Toothbrush (And Lots of Other Products, Too) - Ad Age Mobile | prediction | Scoop.it
Imagine for a second that you could interview a product. How often is it being used? For how long? And where in the house does it live?
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Acxiom exposed: A peek inside one of the world’s largest data brokers

Acxiom exposed: A peek inside one of the world’s largest data brokers | prediction | Scoop.it
Acxiom knows where you live, where you shop and what you like to do. But it's not quite the evil data monolith you might expect.
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Facebook's Latest Data Science Insight | MIT Technology Review

Facebook's Latest Data Science Insight | MIT Technology Review | prediction | Scoop.it
In new study, Facebook’s science team says the company killed automatic sharing on “Offers” because the science said active sharing works better.
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Facebook Is About To Launch A Huge Play In 'Big Data' Analytics

Facebook Is About To Launch A Huge Play In 'Big Data' Analytics | prediction | Scoop.it
Facebook has data on $1 trillion off-line purchases.
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How The Internet Will Tell You What To Eat, Where To Go, And Even Who To Date

How The Internet Will Tell You What To Eat, Where To Go, And Even Who To Date | prediction | Scoop.it
Anticipatory systems are giving computers a clue about what we really want. We see you shiver with anticipation.
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